Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Cheyenne Jackson Interview – Broadway / Glee / Liberace…..
Cheyenne Jackson is one of the biggest leading men on Broadway.
He’s also the Star of movies and TV including Glee and Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Most recently he Starred in the HBO biopic international mega-hit of Liberace, Behind The Candelabra with Michael Douglas.
In addition to his Broadway cast albums, he has released two albums of popular music, including a joint album The Power of Two with Michael Feinstein in 2008.
In 2012, Jackson released two singles, “Drive” and the follow-up, “Before You.” Both songs are from his 2013 album I’m Blue, Skies.
Hear an Exclusive interview with Cheyenne and Alex recorded on Broadway….
After beginning his acting career in regional theatre in Seattle, he moved to New York and was an understudy in Thoroughly Modern Millie (2002) and Aida (2003). He next originated the role of Matthew in Altar Boyz (2004).
Jackson’s first leading role on Broadway was in All Shook Up (2005), which earned him a Theatre World Award for “Outstanding Broadway Debut.” Since then, on the New York stage, he has starred in The Agony & the Agony (2006), Xanadu (2007; Drama League, Drama Desk nominations), Damn Yankees (2008), Finian’s Rainbow (2010; Drama Desk nomination), 8 (2011), The Heart of the Matter (2012) and The Performers (2013).
He has also appeared in a number of films, including the 2006 Academy Award-nominated United 93, in which his portrayal of Mark Bingham earned him the Boston Society of Film Critics 2006 award for Best Ensemble Cast.
He also had a leading role in the 2013 independent romantic comedy ensemble, Mutual Friends, directed by Matthew Watts; in television series such as NBC’s 30 Rock and Fox’s Glee; and in guest-starring roles on several other TV series.
In concert, Jackson has sold out Carnegie Hall twice: The Power of Two in 2010 and Music of the Mad Men Era in 2011. He also performs in cabaret.
Recorded by Alex Belfield for the BBC and Celebrity Radio.